Dissolvable Device Could Make Closing Surgical Incisions A Cinch, Weill Cornell Medicine Reveals

Published: Jul 11, 2017

Like many surgeons, Dr. Jason Spector is often faced with the challenge of securely closing the abdominal wall without injuring the intestines. If the process goes awry, there can be serious consequences for patients, including bowel perforations or a hernia at the incision site. Often, repairing these complications requires additional surgeries.

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